New Minister for Communities, Northern Ireland

16 Jan 2020

Following the formation of the executive in Northern Ireland on the 11 January 2020, Sinn Féin with fourth choice appointed Deirdre Hargey as Minister for Communities.

Deirdre Hargey was recently selected as MLA for South Belfast, replacing former Sinn Féin Minister for Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, who has stood down from frontline politics. She is a former Lord Mayor of Belfast.